Senior Forensic Social Worker - Berkshire

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Pulse have a new opportunity for a Senior Social Worker who has previous forensic experience to join our clients service located in Berkshire. This is a permanent role which is available for the successful candidate to start as soon as possible and work full time hours each week.

Duties within this role may include:

  • Supporting up to 24 forensic patients detained under the Mental Health Act
  • Conducting assessments on current social situations and the impact they may have on patient recovery and mental health
  • Working within a multi-disciplinary team, taking on a lead role for the safeguarding of adults and children.
  • Supervising junior members of staff and providing occasional safeguarding training
  • Liaise with external agencies
  • Support patients in working towards discharge.

To apply you must have:

  • At least 2 years’ experience working within mental health
  • Have a good knowledge of relevant legislation
  • Work well within a multidisciplinary team
  • HCPC or Social Work England registration

Benefits Include:

  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays (pro-rata)
  • A Group Personal Pension Plan (GPPP)
  • Private Medical Insurance Scheme
  • Life Assurance
  • Free meals while on duty
  • Carefirst - Employee Assistance Services
  • Continuous learning and development
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Career development
  • Personal health insurance
  • Voluntary Benefits

 

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Pulse is an employment agency/employment business (as defined by the Conduct of Employment Agencies and Employment Businesses Regulations 2003) and is acting on behalf of its client in relation to this vacancy.

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